Weighing the costs and benefits: A guide to Honor Societies
Editor’s note: This guide is meant to provide a quick overview and offer easy comparison information of the journalism and mass communication honor societies described in greater detail last week.
By Lindsey Wotanis
Kappa Tau Alpha
- Founded 1910
- “Kappa Tau Alpha is a college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication.”
- 96 chapters nationwide
- National recognition for academic excellence
- Academic and service awards for outstanding seniors
- To start a chapter: No charter fee
- Individual initiation fee: $30 for lifetime membership
- Honor cords: $8 plus shipping
- Must have at least a 3.00 GPA (on 4.0 system) in junior/senior level journalism/mass communication courses.